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Supplier of Organic and Conventional Moringa Seed Oil

The moringa tree (Moringa oleifera) has been called the “miracle tree” or “tree of life” thanks to its many health and nutritional benefits (Fahey 2005). Native to northern India and now widely cultivated across Africa, moringa is a versatile tree that thrives in the tropics. Almost all parts of the moringa tree are edible or have beneficial properties (Abdull Razis et al. 2014). The most prized is moringa oil, extracted from the seeds. Maybe a tree originating in Pangea?

For centuries, Africans have used moringa oil for its ability to nourish, moisturise and heal skin and hair. Today, with moringa grown abundantly across the continent, traditional and modern uses of this healing oil are flourishing. Science has confirmed many conventional African benefits of moringa oil for skin and hair.

Ideal Growing Conditions

The fast-growing moringa tree thrives in the hot, dry conditions of Africa’s tropics and subtropics. Moringa can tolerate drought, poor soil and some frost, although temperatures below freezing will stunt it. Ideal growing conditions include full sun and moderate irrigation, with average annual temperatures around 25°C-35°C.

Homegrown Therapeutic & Beauty Remedy

Therapeutic Properties

Nearly every part of the moringa tree has therapeutic uses – the bark and gum are used to treat digestive issues, the pods ease joint pain and inflammation when eaten or applied externally, and the nutrient-dense leaves are dried and powdered for nutritional supplements or traditional African soups and sauces. Beyond the popular oil, moringa’s medicinal properties earn it widespread usage across Africa to boost health and combat disease. With Africa having optimal climatic conditions for cultivation, moringa is an abundant, affordable wellness supporter sourced from the continent.

Skin Benefits of African Moringa Oil

Rich in antioxidants and nutrients, moringa oil promotes radiant, youthful skin:

Fights Skin Damage: Antioxidants like vitamins A and C combat free radicals to prevent fine lines, wrinkles and roughness (Ogbunugafor et al. 2011).

Reduces Acne and scarring: Thanks to the anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial compound oleic acid, moringa oil reduces breakouts and minimises scarring (Estrella et al., 2000).

Supports Wound Healing: Traditionally used in Africa to treat bruises, burns and wounds, moringa oil accelerates healing by lowering inflammation and preventing infection (Abdull Razis et al. 2014).

Intensely Nourishes Skin: The light, quickly absorbed oil delivers essential fatty acids and vitamins to nourish and renew skin cells (Pant et al. 2021).

Hair Benefits of African Moringa Oil

The same nutrients and antioxidants that benefit skin also strengthen and repair hair:

Deters Breakage and Thinning: African hair thrives with moringa oil’s protein, zinc, silica, vitamin A, calcium and magnesium to reinforce hair follicles (Gopalakrishnan et al. 2016).

Deep Moisturises: Moringa oil penetrates inside the hair shaft, while oleic acid smoothes the cuticle for extra moisture, shine and fewer tangles (Shetty et al. 2018).

Encourages Growth: By boosting the scalp’s blood flow and nutrient supply and supporting keratin/collagen production, moringa oil stimulates new African hair growth (Junaid et al. 2015).

With its stellar ability to restore skin and hair at the cellular level, antioxidant-rich moringa oil, sustainably grown right in Africa, makes an unparalleled natural beauty remedy.



References:

Abdull Razis, Ahmad Faizal, and Noordin Mohamed Mustapha. “Moringa oleifera: a natural gift-A review.” Journal of Pharmacy & Bioallied Sciences vol. 6,4 (2014): 225-31.
Estrella, Ma. Cynthia T., et al. “The potential of vegetable and mineral oils as alternative storage media for mature oil palm pollen.” Elaeis 12 (2000): 90-102.
Fahey, Jed W. “Moringa oleifera: A Review of the Medical Evidence for Its Nutritional, Therapeutic, and Prophylactic Properties. Part 1.” Trees for life Journal 1.5 (2005): 1-15.
Gopalakrishnan, L., Doriya, K., & Kumar, D. S. (2016). Moringa oleifera: A review on nutritive importance and its medicinal application. Food Science and Human Wellness, 5(2), 49-56.
Junaid, Sheriff, et al. “Moringa oliefera: The Miracle Tree; A Review.” Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies 3.2 (2015): 27-32.
Ogbunugafor, H. A., Eneh, F. U., Ozumba, A. N., Igwo-Ezikpe, M. N., Okpuzor, J., Igwilo, I. O., … & Onyekwelu, O. A. (2011). Physico-chemical and antioxidant properties of Moringa oleifera seed oil. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 10(5), 409-414.
Pant, Swati, et al. “Potential of Moringa Oil Matrix Tablets as a Cosmeceutical Agent.” Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 20.8 (2021): 1631-1640.
Shetty, Shrisha, Sarvesh Dubey, Ashish Verma, M. Naushad Anwer, Saud Ibrahim Alsaeed, Pratik Kumar Jain, and Fahad M. Alshahrani. “Moringa oleifera: a review of potential therapeutic applications.” International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research 9.7 (2018): 2539.